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340B
340B

340B Company Verity Solutions Grabbed by Express Scripts

It’s been a quiet 18 months for Express Scripts, since its $67 acquisition by Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) back in March 2018, but the company is back in the M&A market. Last week, the pharmacy benefits manager (PBM) announced it bought Verity Solutions from Ignitions Partners. Verity provides 340B solutions to hundreds of integrated healthcare systems, […]

National Seating & Mobility
National Seating & Mobility

National Seating & Mobility Gets New PE Investor

Cinven, the London-based private equity firm, struck a deal last week to acquire National Seating & Mobility (NMS) from Court Square Capital Partners. The sale, which was valued at $850 million by sources cited in PEHub Buyouts, resulted from a Harris Williams-run auction that began in August. Court Square Capital bought it from Wellspring Capital […]

Ra Pharmaceuticals
Ra Pharmaceuticals

Ra Pharmaceuticals Targeted in $2.1 Billion Acquisition

The global biopharmaceutical company UCB (Brussels: UCB) announced it is acquiring Ra Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: RARX) for $2.1 billion. Ra Pharma is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that develops novel therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases caused by excessive or uncontrolled activation of the complement system, a critical component of the innate immune system. Ra Pharmaceuticals shareholders […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending October 4, 2019

The Health Care M&A Weekly chart is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The deals presented here are from our Deal Search Online database, which is updated every business day. Visit www.dealsearchonline.com to see how Deal Search Online can help you stay up-to-date on the healthcare market overall, or in a particular sector of interest to […]

Sobi
Sobi

Sobi Grows Product Portfolio With 2nd Deal

Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (STO: SOBI), an international specialty healthcare company dedicated to rare diseases, announced its acquisition of Dova Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for $867.7 million (65.3x revenue), or 27$ per share. Dova acquires, develops and commercializes drug candidates for diseases such as thrombocytopenia, a condition that leaves an individual with a low blood platelet count. Its […]

Hospice Compassus
Hospice Compassus

TowerBrook & Ascension Acquire Hospice Compassus in $1 Billion Deal

TowerBrook Capital Partners and Ascension have joined forces in a hospice deal worth $1 billion, or 11.8x revenue. The joint venture is buying Hospice Compassus, which provides hospice, palliative and home health care and services to patients in more than 25 states, from Formation Capital and Audax Private Equity. Towerbrook and Ascension will own equal stakes […]

RPM
RPM

eHealth Activity Climbs in Q3

The eHealth sector came out swinging this quarter, reporting 51 deals, according to our Deal Search Online database. That’s a modest 9% uptick over Q2:19 deals, but a 38% increase over the same quarter in 2018. Year-to-date totals tell a similar story. In 2018, the first three quarters reported 146 deals, while 2019 clocks in […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending September 27, 2019

The Health Care M&A Weekly chart is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The deals presented here are from our Deal Search Online database, which is updated every business day. Visit www.dealsearchonline.com to see how Deal Search Online can help you stay up-to-date on the healthcare market overall, or in a particular sector of interest to […]